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Consulate of the United Kingdom in Cape Town

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British Diplomatic mission in South Africa. On this page you will find info on specific details such as consulate contact information, web presence, consular office hours and directions to the consulate. The consulate in Cape Town is not the only diplomatic representation of the United Kingdom in South Africa. On this page you can also find all other British consulates located in South Africa.


British Consulate General in Cape Town, South Africa 15th Floor, Norton Rose House 8 Riebeek Street P.O. Box 500 Cape Town, 8000 South Africa


(+27) (21) 405 2400


(+27) (21) 405 2447





Mr Chris Trott - Consul General

Office Hours:

Consulate Appointment

For an appointment at the British consulate in South Africa, please check in first instance the consulate website ukinsouthafrica.fco.gov.uk .

In the case that you are not able to arrange an appointment through the website you can contact the consulate in Cape Town by telephone (+27) (21) 405 2400 or email

Visa and Passports

The consulate of the United Kingdom in Cape Town can inform you about the scope of services they offer.

Always contact the British consulate before a visit since not every consulate in South Africa offers visa and/or passport services.

Travel Insurance for South Africa

A valid travel insurance is very important when you visit South Africa. Check for details on our Travel page

Opening Hours

Please note: Consulate opening hours can vary. Always contact the Consulate before a visit.

British Consulates in South Africa

The British Consulate in Cape Town is not the only British consular office in the region. For your convenience we also listed below all other consulates of the United Kingdom located in South Africa. A British consulate can be found in the city of: Cape Town

Keep in mind that a consulate can have more or less or different consular services.

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When you need to find a place to stay close to the British consulate we provide a handy hotel search box for accommodation in a hotel or guesthouse in Cape Town, South Africa.

Coronavirus (COVID-19)

The Consulate of the United Kingdom in Cape Town could have adjusted its services due to the Coronavirus (COVID-19).

Contact the consulate before visiting.